Ayons-en!

Ayons-en!

Why does "Nous en avons" become "Ayons-en!" Is this another subjunctive nightmare?
Asked 2 years ago
RonC1
Bonjour Steven, Below are the imperative forms for avoir: Impératif Présent aie ayons ayez While the present participle and gerund are: Participe Présent ayant Gérondif Présent en ayant As can be seen, these forms are based on the subjunctive.
RonC1
Hi again, Your question actually prompted my own: Why is the subjunctive Nous form used to make the present participle with the verb avoir when the majority of other verbs do not, they use the nous form of the present tense? However, être uses the nous form of the imparfait to form the present participle.

Ayons-en!

Why does "Nous en avons" become "Ayons-en!" Is this another subjunctive nightmare?

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